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06-23-2014, 02:33 PM
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Posted By Silent-AV8R

FAA just issued new model aircraft guidelines...

FAA just issued new model aircraft guidelines (June 2014)

http://www.faa.gov/news/press_releases/news_story.cfm?newsId=16474&cid=TW223
05-03-2014, 06:30 AM
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Posted By Silent-AV8R

[/COLOR] The latest action has nothing to...

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The latest action has nothing to do with commercial use or making money. This one pertains to the fine fellow who launched his quad from his apartment balcony in Manhattan and then...
05-02-2014, 03:17 PM
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Posted By Silent-AV8R

Now FAA fine levied against NYC Phantom quad...

Now FAA fine levied against NYC Phantom quad operator:

http://www.suasnews.com/2014/05/28920/faa-seeks-2200-fine-from-dji-phantom-pilot/
04-30-2014, 12:51 PM
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Posted By Silent-AV8R

The latest FAA move: ...

The latest FAA move:

http://rt.com/usa/155756-faa-journalist-drone-tornado-investigation/
04-08-2014, 07:32 AM
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Posted By Silent-AV8R

You guessed wrong. My intention was to show how a...

You guessed wrong. My intention was to show how a clearly irresponsible hobbyist quad pilot operated his aircraft. The point being made is that thinking it is no problem because we are all just...
04-08-2014, 05:42 AM
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Posted By Silent-AV8R

And what assumption is that? I posted it as an...

And what assumption is that? I posted it as an example of the kinds of irresponsible flying too many people engage in doing. YouTube is full of such examples. Last night I also came across another...
04-07-2014, 01:54 PM
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Posted By Silent-AV8R

Here's a fine young hobbyist/recreational quad...

Here's a fine young hobbyist/recreational quad FPV pilot. Exercising his God Given Right to fly a drone without interference from that nasty old Gubbermint.
...
04-03-2014, 01:21 PM
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Posted By Silent-AV8R

How about these guys: ...

How about these guys:

http://www.unmannedexperts.com/course-booking-link/

$2,500
04-01-2014, 03:13 PM
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Posted By Silent-AV8R

Have any of you seen this: ...

Have any of you seen this:

http://www.suasnews.com/2014/03/28291/logging-of-unmanned-aircraft-systems-pilot-time/

FAA is now telling sUAS pilots to log time which may be used later on for sUAS...
04-01-2014, 01:26 PM
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Posted By Silent-AV8R

Check this out. The website says it was taken...

Check this out. The website says it was taken from 2,000 feet AGL. No idea if/how they got permission

http://www.photoshipone.com/html5-panos/SkyHarbor/panocopter/index.html

Turns out they did...
03-29-2014, 08:12 AM
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Posted By Silent-AV8R

Since I have seen an abundance of hair splitting...

Since I have seen an abundance of hair splitting in this thread already, allow me to say that there simply is no such thing as "a legally sanctioned AMA filed."

AMA does not sanction, approve,...
03-27-2014, 04:03 PM
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Posted By Silent-AV8R

It seems that many people try to make arguments...

It seems that many people try to make arguments along the lines that since something has not happened then it can NEVER happen. Seems like faulty thinking to me.
03-21-2014, 06:35 AM
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Posted By Silent-AV8R

It is interesting to me that while deciding that...

It is interesting to me that while deciding that the FAA had no authority to level a fine against Trappy, not ONCE did the judge mention that the FAA had no authority over the airspace he was...
03-16-2014, 03:43 PM
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Views: 52,173
Posted By Silent-AV8R

Oops. Link already posted.

Oops. Link already posted.
03-13-2014, 09:15 PM
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Posted By Silent-AV8R

The real irony to me is nobody has mentioned that...

The real irony to me is nobody has mentioned that this guy "Trappy" is not even an American citizen or legal resident here. He came in, kicked over the hornet's nest and now lives in China (Hong...
03-13-2014, 11:46 AM
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Posted By Silent-AV8R

I think the way the FAA is looking at it is that...

I think the way the FAA is looking at it is that it does not matter what you are flying, if you are doing it for hire then you will fall under the new rules when, and if, they ever get them...
03-13-2014, 10:35 AM
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Posted By Silent-AV8R

The issue is that a great number of drones that...

The issue is that a great number of drones that are used for commercial purposes are indistinguishable from "hobby" drones/RC models. THis is going to be an avenue of attack for that segment when FAA...
03-13-2014, 09:48 AM
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Posted By Silent-AV8R

FWIW, as I recall the actual case, the FAA cited...

FWIW, as I recall the actual case, the FAA cited him for unsafe flying, not for flying a commercial drone.



The judge voided the fine by determining that he was in fact flying an RC model and...
03-10-2014, 04:28 PM
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Views: 52,173
Posted By Silent-AV8R

http://www.faa.gov/news/press_releases/news_story....

http://www.faa.gov/news/press_releases/news_story.cfm?newsId=15894
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